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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

On the Thames at Greenwich. Arrival of the boat c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.9 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2320191

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Photograph of the riverside at Greenwich in London, with passengers embarking a steam boat, the funnel of which can be seen on the right side. The masts of ships can be seen in the background with other smaller boats on the river. A lamppost stands on the left in the foreground.

Greenwich is one of five boroughs of the London Docklands which constituted the Port of London, once considered the largest in the world.  
  • Creator(s)

    After George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Great Britain
  • 7.9 x 7.1 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Albert, Prince Consort, between 1860 and 1861

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • Greenwich [London]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of southern England and south Wales
              • River Thames
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Ships
            • Sailing ships
          • Boats
            • Steam boats
            • Ferryboats